The Need for High-Quality Data in a Time of Global Crisis

Posted on March 25, 2020 by Shai Schwartz

Today’s outbreak of the coronavirus is often being compared to the Spanish flu of 1918, which was estimated to have a death total of between 17 million and 100 million people. Both are highly contagious viral diseases without clear medical treatment and prevention. Medical experts of the Spanish flu actually encouraged preventative measures strikingly similar...

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Beating the Market with Alternative Web Data

Posted on February 24, 2020 by Arik Rath

A few years ago the concept of alternative web data hit the qualitative hedge fund market, causing a huge stir. Today the concept of alternative web data has infiltrated all types of investment management institutions on the buy-side, including mutual funds, pension funds, and private-equity firms.  As increasing numbers of financial institutions jump on the...

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